Tomatin Five Virtues – Wood & Fire

I’ve said it before and I’ll happily say it again – Tomatin Distillery is one of my favourite whisky producers at the moment. I first stumbled across the distillery at 2012’s Whisky Fringe and I’ve been a big fan ever since. The team at Tomatin has created some smashing whiskies over the years, which crucially,
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August’s Whisky News

There was a surprising amount of whisky news about this summer, so if you were away, then you can catch-up below. Industry Updates Holyrood Park Distillery, the first single malt distillery in Edinburgh for over 90 years, has been given the green light by planner (BBC News). And work has started in Glasgow on the
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July’s Whisky News

It’s summer (don’t let the weather fool you!), so there’s less news around than normal.  However, you’ll still find all the latest whisky news below. Industry Updates Another month and another whisky distillery receives approval, with plans for a new facility in Hawick given the thumbs up (STV News).  Work has also started on the
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May’s Whisky News

Just in case you were super busy during Whisky Month, here’s a round-up of all the whisky news you might have missed. Industry News The best kept secret in the whisky industry for a number of years, new Fife-based distillery InchDairnie was unveiled to the media and wider public (The Scotsman). The first community-owned distillery,
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February’s Whisky News

And in a blink, there’s February gone.  In case you missed anything, here’s a round-up of all the latest whisky news Industry Updates The Scotch Whisky Association is pressing for a further 2% cut in excise duty in next month’s budget, outlining the industry’s value to the UK economy (BBC News), with an economic impact
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December’s Whisky News

A new year may have begun, but in-case you were tied up with Christmas madness throughout December, here’s your chance to catch-up on all the latest whisky news. Industry News To assist in its role of representing the industry worldwide, the Scotch Whisky Association has opened an office in London (The Spirits Business). Continuing its
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August’s Whisky News

Replacing ‘The Week in Whisky’, here’s a round-up of all the whisky news from August i.e. the feature is now longer but hopefully you’ll find it slightly more fulfilling! The rejuvenation of the Scotch Whisky industry continues, with Bladnoch – Scotland’s most southerly distillery – set to reopen after being bought by an Australian entrepreneur
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Top Tips for buying whisky this Christmas

So, with only eight shopping days left until The Big Day (which always ends up being an anti-climax), here’s my tops tips for buying a bottle of whisky for someone this Christmas. 1. Do your research Loads of people regularly ask me what sort of whisky to buy their dad/brother/uncle for Christmas, but when I ask
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Tomatin 14 Year Old – Port Wood Finish

For years, whisky from Tomatin distillery had completely passed me by.  This wasn’t due to any sort of aversion towards the distillery’s output – it was just one of those whiskies that made little noise about itself, so had never really appeared on my radar. That was until 2012’s Whisky Fringe when my whisky loving
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